Example sentences of "[modal v] [verb] [be] for [adj] " in BNC.

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1 The cry should have been for real money , the only means by which genuine choice can be exercised and discrimination on the basis of age eliminated .
2 There is a display also of various types of mountain refuge or cabin , from which you can judge how extremely uncomfortable it must have been for those invited by Count Russell to share his quarters on his favourite mountain of Vignemale , for the so-called ‘ Russell ’ is quite the most Spartan of shelters , little more than a hollow scooped out under an overhanging rock .
3 IT WAS a case of what might have been for Scottish trio Cathy Panton-Lewis , Julie Forbes and Gillian Stewart in the opening round of the Republic of China Open at Chang Gung in Taipei yesterday .
4 What little opportunity there might have been for careful integration , had been lost .
5 The only mortgage I 'd get was for twenty odd thousand .
6 Sad though that may have been for that particular patient , there was a positive side , the cancer never reappeared .
7 Impressive reading it may have been for some , but tantalizing for the men and they certainly rose to the occasion .
8 A predisposition to stress such as that apparently suffered by the accused in the present case might fall foul of this restriction and it may have been for this reason that the Court of Appeal preferred to regard the case as one which might have been disposed of under section 78 had not the trial judge wrongly taken the view that that section also requires some misconduct on the part of the police .
9 What I would like is for all the Councillors to look at this , to advise me which other seats they think are indeed the responsibility of and then I 'll go back and go to battle but er I 'd like everybody 's views on which ones they believe they are so that I can do it firmly .
10 But erm what we would like is for any of you who are actually here at that time to attend that mass and to be involved in some way , to do some sort of erm service .
11 In fact they are no more adequate for primitive societies than they would have been for any others .
12 ‘ If any courses were run they would have been for trained staff like enrolled or staff nurses .
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